Table 2

Prevalence of the compliance with the physical activity guideline in children
boys girls
compliance χ2 df p compliance χ2 df p
Age group 12.2 1 .000 12.3 1 .000
 4-5 years 35.4% 28.4%
 6-10 years 24.2% 17.9%
Socioeconomic status 0.5 2 .773 8.1 2 .017
 low 25.8% 27.5%
 medium 27.4% 20.0%
 high 28.6% 17.0%
Migration background 0.1 1 .758 3.2 1 .068
 yes 28.4% 14.2%
 no 27.1% 21.4%
Residential area 7.5 3 .058 2.1 3 .549
 rural area 28.9% 19.9%
 small town 27.1% 20.9%
 medium-sized town 22.2% 23.5%
 city 33.0% 18.3%

Note: p = p-value of the chi-square statistic; df = degrees of freedom.

Jekauc et al.

Jekauc et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:714   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-714

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